Who We Are

The Dialysis and Transplant Association of Victoria Incorporated (D.A.T.A.) is a patient self help group made up of people with kidney failure and their families and friends.

D.A.T.A Office Bearers

Sue joined DATA in 1997 and joined the committee in the same year. She has served on the executive as President or Secretary for many years.
Sue Hatzimichalis

President

Charlie Joined D.A.T.A. in 2014 and has been secretary since 2016. He is carer for his wife Ros who has been dialysing for many years.
Charlie Ball

Secretary

Vicki joined the committee in 2015 and has been Treasurer since 2016.
Vicki Abbatangelo

Treasurer

Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

Vice President

Committee Members

Angela joined DATA in 1999 and has been on the committee for many years acting as minutes secretary since 2006. She retired in 2019 after 35 years in dialysis nursing. Through her work, she gained a great appreciation of how demanding dialysis can be on those who rely on it to stay alive. Angela plays a key role in organising DATA’s social events.
Angela Lindsey

Minutes Secretary

Ros is currently on home haemodialysis and is a passionate advocate for those with renal disease. She served on the Kidney Health Victorian Consumer Group and was a patient representative on the Victorian Renal Health Clinical Network for many years. Ros joined D.A.T.A. in 1989. She has been on the committee since 2008 serving as president for 5 years and secretary for 3 years.
Ros Ball

(03) 9439 8866

Christine received a kidney transplant in 2017 after 8 years on dialysis. She is extremely grateful to the donor’s family for their generous act of kindness that changed her life. Christine can now visit family in Perth, something she found difficult while on dialysis. Christine joined DATA in 2015 and has been on the committee since 2017. Christine brings to DATA committee knowledge and experience in Maintenance Operations Management and Senior Administration.
Christine Coleston

0402 828 970

Margaret has been a member of DATA since 1986 and joined the committee in 2018.
Margaret Hagedorn

0425 863 329

Deborah has been on the committee since joining DATA in 2018.
Deborah Hayward

0434 272 149

Darren joined DATA in 2012 and became a member of the committee in 2015.
Darren Hennessey

(03) 9878 5483

Elaine joined DATA in 2015 and became a member of the committee in the same year.
Elaine Hennessey

(03) 9878 3211

Ron joined DATA in 2012 and became a member of the committee in 2015.
Ron Hennessey

(03) 9878 3211

Shoe String Editorial Committee

Simon joined DATA in 1991. He has been on the editorial committee for Shoestring since 2018.
Simon David

Editor

Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

0402 097 331

Ros is currently on home haemodialysis and is a passionate advocate for those with renal disease. She served on the Kidney Health Victorian Consumer Group and was a patient representative on the Victorian Renal Health Clinical Network for many years. Ros joined D.A.T.A. in 1989. She has been on the committee since 2008 serving as president for 5 years and secretary for 3 years.
Ros Ball

(03) 9439 8866

Charlie Joined D.A.T.A. in 2014 and has been secretary since 2016. He is carer for his wife Ros who has been dialysing for many years.
Charlie Ball

(03) 9439 8866

Fay Rawson

Holiday Home Secretaries

Everyone can use a little help

We are a purely volunteer-driven organisation. Please donate to help us continue our work in assisting people with kidney failure.

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